Tuesday, August 7, 2018




Man jumps to his death from Bear Mount Bridge

CORTLANDT – The body of a man, who committed suicide by jumping off the mid-span of the Bear Mountain Bridge on Friday morning, August 3, was recovered in the Hudson River on Sunday, August 5.

State Police said the man, whose name they did not release pending confirmation of his identity, abandoned his car near the bridge before jumping to his death around 7:23 a.m. on Friday. His body, which was spotted floating in the river just north of the bridge on Sunday, was recovered with the aid of the Fort Montgomery Fire Department Marine Unit.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or unusual in the area of the bridge on Friday morning is asked to call the State Police at Cortlandt at 914-737-7171.


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